Antique Sofas

Antique canapés, or antique sofas, sometimes called settees, come in as many styles and sizes as antique armchairs, and many times we’ll have a complete antique salon set available while the pieces last. Antique canapés are perfect for creating a cozy seating group for your entertaining room.

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19th Century French Louis XVI Mahogany Canape ~ Sofa

19th Century French Louis XVI Mahogany Canape ~ Sofa displays amazing craftsmanship combined with the finest mahogany to create a classical elegance beyond compare!  The curved, oval seatback is surprisingly comfortable, and is framed in mahogany with a brace of acanthus flourishes on the top.  Flourishes also appear where the uprights join to the...
$2,400
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19th Century French Louis XV Giltwood Canape ~ Sofa

19th Century French Louis XV Giltwood Canape ~ Sofa displays the grandeur and opulence of the Rococo style during one of its revivals of the Napoleon III era.  The gracious, naturalistic form so favored by King Louis XV has been aptly expressed in exquisite giltwood, with an arched seatback crowned with an heraldic crest flanked by floral and foliate...
$5,900
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Antique French Louis XV Painted Daybed ~ Sofa

Antique French Louis XV Painted Daybed ~ Sofa is the ideal choice for the efficient floor plan!  Serving as a gracious and comfortable sofa by day, it can be used to sleep one child or adult at night when guests arrive.  Set was upholstered in mohair which is very well preserved, including two bolsters and five throw pillows which provide a multitude of...
$4,980
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Antique French Louis XIV Canape ~ Sofa

Antique French Louis XIV Canape ~ Sofa will bring a truly regal air to your room, along with some surprisingly comfortable seating!  Hand-crafted from thick planks and posts of solid old-growth oak, it features a triple seatback design features three arches with carved foliates over an urn-shaped backsplat also carved with foliates.  The seatback is...
$2,780
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Antique French Louis XV Canape ~ Sofa

Antique French Louis XV Canape ~ Sofa represents the epitome of quality furnishings from a bygone era!  With a framework sculpted from dense, old-growth hand-selected oak, it features contours inspired by nature that envelope you with classy comfort and style.  The gently arched seatback and generously padded seat, as well as the armrests and armrest...
$3,700
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19th Century Napoleon III Period Empire Style Sofa ~...

19th Century Napoleon III Period Empire Style Sofa ~ Canape reflects the stately classically-inspired architecture of the ancients, accentuated by bronze castings of rosettes and lions' paw feet which contrast beautifully with the rich sumptuousness of the exotic imported mahogany frames.  Upholstery is recent in a high-quality, durable fabric.If you act...
$2,980
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19th Century French Louis XVI Canape ~ Bench

19th Century French Louis XVI Canape ~ Bench is a charming seat that works in the casual or formal decor, depending upon what type of cushion you select for the seat!  Hand-sculpted from solid oak, it features a triple arched crown, three urn-shaped backsplats, neoclassical architecture and carved embellishments that include variations of rosettes and...
$2,480
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Antique French Louis XVI Fruitwood Caned Canape ~ Day Bed

Antique French Louis XVI Fruitwood Caned Canape ~ Day Bed is a beautiful study in neoclassicism!  Hand-carved from solid fruitwood, it features a spiral ribbon motif around the entire framework with subtle arches on the seatback and side supports.  The same structures have been double-caned for a lightweight, airy effect.  Fine silk drapery material was...
$4,400
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Vintage French Louis XV Velvet Sofa

Perfect for providing the utmost comfort for your family and guests in style, this elegant yet casual French Louis XV Style Sofa is overstuffed to provide lounging comfort with class!Circa mid-1900sMeasures 37H x 77W x 37D - seat 17H 
$1,625   $3,250
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19th Century French Louis XV Walnut Canape

19th Century French Louis XV Walnut Canape is an extraordinary example of the Rococo expression sculpted by master artisans out of sumptuous French walnut, resulting in a piece of furniture that is also a work of art!  A surprising quantity of the luxuriously expensive wood was required to cut the naturalistic, complex forms into the required shapes, then...
$2,780
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19th Century Hand Carved Antique Italian Gilt-Wood...

19th Century Hand Carved Antique Italian Gilt-Wood Rococo Sofa is an absolutely fantastic large-scale piece lavished with damask fabric on sculpted Louis XV-inspired frame with gilded finish. The opulent Italian rococo design style has influenced the French Louis XV period and was revived again through out Europe in the mid 19th century.  With graceful...
$4,980
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19th Century Louis Philippe Period French Mahogany...

The tailored yet graceful lines of the Louis Philippe period have transcended time, as evidenced by this 19th century Louis Philippe sofa, handcrafted from exotic imported mahogany and sculpted to perfection by very talented artisans.  Hand-carved detailing includes a rope bordering across the arched seatback, with swan-like grace in the armrest supports...
$2,980
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19th Century French Napoleon III Mahogany Day Bed

19th Century French Napoleon III Mahogany Day Bed is a masterful study in classical architecture melded with timeless French craftsmanship and an understated elegance that will transform your room!  Subtly carved end post tops complement the tailored lines of the head and foot boards.  Ideal to use as a stand-alone bed, or as a daybed if you so...
$3,650
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Mid-19th Century French Louis Philippe Period Mahogany...

Mid-19th Century French Louis Philippe Period Mahogany Sofa with Mohair is a historically significant piece representing the transition between the Bourbon dynasty and the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte's nephew, signaling in the beginning of the Second Empire.  Gracious, elegant lines are executed in exotic imported mahogany, then embellished with a...
$3,480
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Antique French Louis XV Walnut Canape ~ Sofa

Antique French Louis XV Walnut Canape ~ Sofa is an elegant way to anchor your family room!  Sculpted from fine walnut, it features high, subtly scrolled armrests on both sides which create a framework for the upholstery when combined with the elegantly scrolled seatback crown centered with floral and foliate carvings, and the scrolled apron below...
$3,780
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19th Century French Regence Walnut Canape ~ Sofa

19th Century French Regence Walnut Canape ~ Sofa is an incredibly elegant piece, with the sumptuous wood, considered the finest indigenous furniture wood in Europe, skillfully and artfully sculpted with shell, floral and foliate motifs on the arched seatback crown, shoulders, and even the frame below the seatback.  Elegantly contoured armrests, with...
$2,400
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19th Century French Louis Philippe Rosewood Twin Bed ~...

19th Century French Louis Philippe Rosewood Twin Bed ~ Day Bed is truly a rare find!  Perfect for use as a wall beds or day bed, it features the classic tailored lines of the genre, with subtly arched headboard and footboard.  The headboard is crowned with a stunning hand-carved heraldic crest flanked by cascading foliates.  Bold turned finials appear on...
$3,980
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19th Century French Louis Philippe Rosewood Twin Bed ~...

19th Century French Louis Philippe Rosewood Twin Bed ~ Day Bed is truly a rare find!  Perfect for use as a wall beds or day bed, it features the classic tailored lines of the genre, with subtly arched headboard and footboard.  The headboard is crowned with a stunning hand-carved heraldic crest flanked by cascading foliates.  Bold turned finials appear on...
$3,980
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Antique French Directoire Style Painted Canape ~...

Antique French Directoire Style Painted Canape ~ Loveseat ~ Sofa features the styling that dates back to the turn of the 18th century when Napoleon and Josephine incorporated Egyptian motifs into classically designed pieces that are truly captivating!  This example features its original painted finish that has achieved a lovely patina, with original...
$1,250
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19th Century French Louis XVI Giltwood Sofa

19th Century French Louis XVI Giltwood Sofa represents the epitome of the craftsmanship from the Belle Epoque period in France, when artisans from all over the world flocked to Paris and its environs to be involved with, apprentice, and become masters of their trade!  The refined elegance of the neoclassical style is expressed here with fine acanthus leaf...
$1,625   $3,250
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19th Century Swedish Louis XVI Painted & Caned Sofa

19th Century Swedish Louis XVI Painted & Caned Sofa ~ Canape is the perfect choice for a cozy nook or entryway (especially with the original matching salon pieces)!  Timeless styling is enhanced by the painted off-white finish which has achieved a lovely patina over the decades, especially so because of the pure white enhancements on the trim. ...
$1,584   $1,980
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Louis XV Fruitwood Sofa

Louis XV Sofa envelopes one in comfort and style!  Frame is sculpted from solid fruitwood, and features floral and foliate carved detailing.  Generous seat, back and armrests cradle you in comfort, with the rich damask fabric only adding to the appeal.Circa mid-1900sMeasures 36H x 59W x 30D; seat 17H
$1,850
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Sofa, Antique French Louis XV Wingback

Antique French Louis XV Sofa features a wingback design, and a frame hand-carved from solid walnut in the graceful naturalistic form and embellishment of the Rococo style that enamoured the King.  Four legs across the front ensure strength and longevity.  Damascene silk upholstery is in very good condition. Circa early 1900s Measures 44H x 86.5W x 23.5D -...
$2,900
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19th Century French Louis XVI Mahogany Sofa with Silk...

19th Century French Louis XVI Mahogany Sofa with Silk Damask features classical styling inspired by ancient Greek and Roman architecture, with meticulously hand-carved detailing all along the framework.  Motifs include Greek coin bordering with rosettes, florals and foliates accentuated with gold highlighting.  Damask fabric is in good condition.Circa...
$2,750
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19th Century Italian Gilded Neoclassical Chair & a Half

Many are under the mistaken impression that this concept is recent, but here stands before you a 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Chair & a Half with original painted and gilded finish that has achieved a lovely distressed patina over the past century!  The olive painted finish is beautifully highlighted with gold on the trim works, with rosettes and...
$2,388   $3,980
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19th Century French Louis XIV Whitewashed Canape with...

19th Century French Louis XIV Whitewashed Canape with Rams' Heads was sculpted from select French walnut, and features a timeless neoclassical design that dates back to the glory of ancient Greece and Rome.  Unusual raised inverse corbels adorn the seatback cornerposts topped with lions' heads, with a stretcher connecting the legs below for added strength...
$1,950   $2,600
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19th Century Barley Twist Walnut Chaise Lounge Frame

19th Century Barley Twist Walnut Chaise Lounge Frame is ready to upholster!  From what we can tell, it's had two upholstery jobs done on it already, and the frame is so sturdy and well made it's good for three or four more!  Large enough on which to take a nap, yet small enough to take up less of a footprint in the room than a full daybed, this is an...
$1,163   $4,650
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Antique French Louis XVI Painted Sofa ~ Day Bed with...

Antique French Louis XVI Painted Sofa ~ Day Bed with Mohair is a timeless design, inspired by the architecture of the ancient Greeks and Romans!  The tailored lines of the framework are accented by standalone tapered, fluted and carved columns, with ostrich plume finials atop each of the four cornerposts.  Spaced fluting also appears on the apron...

Antique French Louis XVI Walnut Canape

Antique French Louis XVI Walnut Canape was created with timeless neoclassical style!  The tailored framework is accented by a subtly arched seat back centered with a wreath, ribbon and laurel swag motif in bas relief.  The armrests curve away from the back gracefully and terminate in a scroll just above the tapered and fluted column support, which ties...

Mid-19th Century French Louis Philippe Period Mahogany...

Mid-19th Century French Louis Philippe Period Mahogany Chaise Longue features gracious, elegant lines which are created from exotic imported mahogany, then embellished with a subtle carved details, neoclassical bordering and rosettes.  Scrolled feet add an interesting visual effect.  Upholstery is serviceable but better to be replaced with your...

Antique Wrought Iron French Chaise

Antique Wrought Iron French Chaise makes the perfect choice for the foot of a queen or king size bed, or in front of a large window.  The elegant lines of the framework include a classic "H" stretcher below that connects the figured cast brass legs, and the iron of the stretchers is joined with cast brass connectors.  The seat framework scrolls up to a...

19th Century French Renaissance Hall Bench

19th Century French Renaissance Hall Bench is a stunning work of art, rendered antique furniture by the sculptor from solid old growth white oak to last for centuries!  An impressive norseman's head appears in full relief centered on the seatback, surrounded and supported by exquisite renderings of floral and foliates that cascade down to the bold...

19th Century French Louis XVI Painted Canape with Mohair

19th Century French Louis XVI Painted Canape with Mohair is the perfect expression of the breed, with architecture inspired by the masters of ancient Greece and Rome!  Eight tapered and fluted legs provide sturdy support to the finely carved apron adorned with both acanthus leaf and spiral ribbon bordering.  The armrest supports gracefully emanate from...

Swedish Bench ~ Sofa, 19th Century Neoclassical Painted

19th Century Neoclassical Painted Swedish Bench ~ Sofa is a delightful elegant piece with carved detail enhanced with the scraped original painted finish on all sides.  Turned spindles define the seatback that wraps around each side, with Greek coin motif carved into the bordering.  The lower apron pulls out from the front for an extra storage space!Circa...

Hall Bench, 19th Century Swedish Painted Pine

Hall Bench, 19th Century Swedish Painted Pine is a masterful rendition of the Gustavian flair that is so popular now worldwide.  This example boasts several layers of finish which have achieved a worn state that provides the epitome of the "shabby chic" look!  Neoclassical and Chinoiserie architecture combine to create the form.  Ideal for protected...